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Unit 10 7th grade
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New farm equiptment made it faster and eaiser to produce crops which flooded the market causing prices to _____ , which _____ the farmer.
The Grange, Texas farmers union and _______ all helped protect the Texas farmer in the 20th century.
____ ____ was an old military post set up in World War 1, which now has a road named after it in Ft. Worth.
There is a huge demand for oil in Texas to power our large amounts of automobiles. People in Texas will be rich.
Growth of urban areas, temperance_____, and Texas ______ Commission all happened during the Age of ____ in Texas.
When and where was Spindletop founded? What is the significance of it?
1901 in Beaumont (East Texas)
1st major oil well in Texas
Put the following in chronological order:
World War 1 begins
Hurricane devistates Galveston
Womens sufferage Ammendment
Hurricane in Galveston
World War 1
Womens suffarage Amendment
The growth of the ___ ____ led to an increase in employment opportunities, Texaco and other companies being formed, and improved standard of living for Texans.
The ____ ______ ______ was established to regulate oil prices in the Texas State Government.
Texas Railroad Commission
A period of great profits followed by a downward trend in an industry is best described by a "______ ___ _____" cycle?
Boom and Bust
In the Progressive Era, they worked hard to pass laws that improve conditions in _____.
Rural citizens who did not benefit from new industry really supported the ____ party.
Texas Equal Sufferage association worked hard in their mission for ____ to have the right to vote.
What was the goal of the League of United Latin American League?
Support the rights of spanish speaking pepole
____ ____ __ changed the lives of women by putting them in the workforce with men leaving.
World War 1
The construction project of 1903 in Galveston was focused on protecting them from ____ caused by _____.
After the hurricane of 1900, the economic develpoment changed in Galveston by companies moving to_____.
The population in Cities expanded rapidly because of industrial _____ in the early 20th century.
Which industries contributed with the trend of urbanization in Texas?
Oil & Gas
Telecommunications (least beneficial)
The growth of service industry jobs in Texas was caused by ____ .
Howard Hughes Sr. had a huge impact on the _______ industry.
The expansion of the petroleum industry had a very small impact on ____ mining in Texas in the 20th century.
_____ _____ was the first native-born Texan to be elected governor of Texas and he helped start the Texas Railroad commission.
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